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1. John Bunny John Bunny Actor, A Cure for Pokeritis When John Bunny died the New York Times stated, "The name John Bunny will always be linked to the movies." Little did movie fans of 1915 realize that he would be completely forgotten the next year and completely omitted from many books on silent movies 70-80 years later. Bunny was the ninth in a line of English sea captains and would be the first not to follow in that profession...
2. Anna Leonowens Anna Leonowens Writer, Anna and the King Anna Edwards was born in India in 1834, the daughter of a cabinetmaker who died three months before her birth. Her mother then remarried to officer in the Engineers who sent Anna and her sister, Eliza, to a school in England. The girls returned to India as teenagers and Anna escaped her stepfather's...
3. Elmer Booth Elmer Booth Actor, The Musketeers of Pig Alley
4. Frank James Frank James Self, The James Gang: Outlaw Brothers
5. Alexander Scriabin Alexander Scriabin Soundtrack, Barfly Alexander Scriabin was a Russian composer and pianist who invented the first colour keyboard and notation for lights and colors based on his scale of Synesthetic colors. His symphony 'Prometheus: The Poem of Fire' (1910) was the first composition in history which included notation for lights and colors...
6. Gaston Méliès Gaston Méliès Producer, Under the Stars and Bars
7. William V. Ranous William V. Ranous Actor, King Lear
8. Charles Frohman Charles Frohman Miscellaneous Crew, Are You a Mason? Many people today know the names of George M. Cohan and Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., but Charles Frohman, though lesser known, reigned supreme in the theatrical world for over a generation. From a young age Frohman's heart and soul belonged in the theatre. His lower-middle-class family moved from Sandusky, Ohio...
9. Louis Pergaud Louis Pergaud Writer, War of the Buttons
10. Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington Actor, By Right of Birth
11. John C. Rice John C. Rice Actor, The Kiss
12. W.G. Grace W.G. Grace Self, English and Australian Cricketers at Crystal Palace
13. David Miles David Miles Actor, The Lonely Villa
14. Vasili Goncharov Vasili Goncharov Director, Oborona Sevastopolya
15. Walter Kendig Walter Kendig Actor, Board-Bill Dodgers
16. Porfirio Díaz Porfirio Díaz Self, Fiestas presidenciales en Mérida Porfirio Diaz, known for his long and autocratic rule of Mexico and his disdain for the poorer classes, was actually born into a lower-middle-class Spanish / Mixtec Indian family in Oaxaca. His father was a blacksmith and an innkeeper and died when Porfirio was only three years old. He was educated by the Catholic church in what was to be his preparation for entering the priesthood...
17. Morgan Robertson Morgan Robertson Writer, Masters of Men American short story writer and novelist, was born the son of Andrew Robertson, a ship captain on the Great Lakes, and Amelia (Glassford) Robertson. Morgan went to sea as a cabin boy and was in the merchant service from 1866 to 1877, rising to first mate. Tiring of life at sea, he studied jewelry making at Cooper Union in New York City and worked for 10 years as a diamond setter...
18. Mary Elizabeth Braddon Mary Elizabeth Braddon Writer, Lady Audley's Secret
19. Rolf Boldrewood Rolf Boldrewood Writer, Robbery Under Arms
20. Marshall P. Wilder Marshall P. Wilder Actor, The Widow's Might
21. Charles Klein Charles Klein Writer, Furlough on Parole
22. Luis Coloma Luis Coloma Writer, Jeromín
23. Jerzy Zulawski Jerzy Zulawski Writer, On the Silver Globe
24. William West William West Actor, At Bear Track Gulch
25. Will E. Sheerer Will E. Sheerer Actor, The Wondrous Melody
26. Paul Armstrong Paul Armstrong Writer, Salomy Jane
27. Anna B. Warner Anna B. Warner Soundtrack, Phantoms
28. F. Hopkinson Smith F. Hopkinson Smith Writer, Desperate Youth
29. Oreste Calabresi Oreste Calabresi Actor, Amore senza stima
30. Takashi Nagatsuka Takashi Nagatsuka Writer, Tsuchi
31. James Elroy Flecker James Elroy Flecker Writer, Don Juan British poet and dramatist James Elroy Flecker was born Herman Elroy Flecker in London, England, in 1884. His father, Rev. W.H. Flecker, was appointed headmaster of the Dean Close School in Cheltenham, England. The family lived on campus, and young Herman spent most of his youth there. He came to writing poetry at an early age (13)...
32. Carl Johan Lundkvist Carl Johan Lundkvist Actor, Faldgruben
33. C. Rhys Price C. Rhys Price Actor, The Cheyenne Massacre Welsh-born Caryl Pryce spent much of his life as a professional soldier, and fought in units as varied as the British army, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Mexican revolutionaries fighting against dictator Porfirio Díaz. He was an RCMP officer in 1911 when he became aware of the revolution in Mexico...
34. Arthur Holmes-Gore Arthur Holmes-Gore Actor, A Sprained Ankle
35. W.W. Denslow W.W. Denslow Art Department, Oz: The American Fairyland
36. James Berry James Berry Actor, Richard III
37. August Warberg August Warberg Actor, En av de många
38. George Fitch George Fitch Writer, Those Were the Days! George Helgesen Fitch was an American humorist who is best remembered for his book "At Good Old Siwash" (1911), a collection of eleven stories that first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. Drawn from his student days at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, Fitch told of the exploits of the big Swede, Ole Skjarsen and the Eta Bita Pie fraternity...
39. Akaki Tsereteli Akaki Tsereteli Writer, Bashi-Achuki
40. Nolan Gane Nolan Gane Actor, The Master's Model
41. Emil Waldteufel Emil Waldteufel Soundtrack, The Book Thief
42. Paul Scheerbart Paul Scheerbart Art Director, Power
43. Melville Stewart Melville Stewart Actor, The Galloper
44. Walter Turszinsky Walter Turszinsky Writer, The Pride of the Firm
45. Károly Lovik Károly Lovik Writer, A leányvári boszorkány
46. Leo Frank Leo Frank Uncategorised Leo Frank was a New York-born Jew who moved to Marietta, Georgia. In 1913 he was the superintendent of the National Pencil Co., which was partly owned by his uncle, when he was arrested for the rape and murder of a local girl employed at the factory, 13-year-old Mary Phagan. She had been raped and strangled and her body found in the factory's cellar on August 26...
47. Gopal Krishna Gokhale Gopal Krishna Gokhale Self, Gopal Krishna Indian politician and social reformer. Born in Kotluk, Bombay, in 1866, he became Professor of History at Fergusson College, Poona, resigning in 1904, when he was selected representative of the Bombay legislative council at the supreme council. He founded the Servants of India Society in 1905 to work for the relief of the underprivileged...
48. Luigi Capuana Luigi Capuana Writer, Malìa
49. Paul Hervieu Paul Hervieu Writer, La course du flambeau
50. Hugh Lane Hugh Lane Uncategorised
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